Food safety and salubrity training program, Food Establishment Managers


Food safety and sanitation training is regulated and mandatory. It applies to most food establishments, although some are exempt.

The Food Establishment Manager Training (12 hours) is intended for these individuals:

  • Restaurant
  • Retail sales (grocery store, convenience store)
  • Catering
  • Dairy bar
  • Vending machine operator
  • Butcher shop
  • Mobile canteen
  • Tourist lodge, Youth hostel, Holiday center
  • Bar
  • Wholesale
  • Food aid organization
  • Daycare center with more than 9 children, Daycare center with 6 children or less not governed by the MFA
  • Residence for the elderly (more than 9 people)
  • Responsible for a non-profit organization that conducts food preparation activities for 30 consecutive days or less etc.
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Skills targeted by the training

Maintain a prevention and control system to ensure food safety:

  • Analyze risk situations in your facility
  • Implement procedures to better manage risks
  • Quickly take the necessary corrective measures in case of non-conformity
  • Ensure staff training on food safety and hygiene rules
  • Know the skills that food handlers must have

Content of the training

Food preservation temperature

  • Work methods to avoid food contamination
  • General hygiene principles applicable to anyone who comes in contact with food or food contact materials or equipment
  • Procedures for cleaning, sanitizing or disinfecting materials and equipment
  • Environmental sources of food contamination
  • Microbiological, physical and chemical hazards related to food hygiene and safety
  • Food provenance
  • Food labeling
  • Risk analysis and assessment (hazard assessment)
  • Risk management (implementation of appropriate controls and procedures and establishment of corrective actions where necessary)
  • Legal and regulatory standards related to food safety and hygiene
  • Development of continuing education activities with respect to food safety and hygiene


The passing grade on the exam is 60% and the Good Food Safety and Hygiene Practices Guide is allowed on the exam. The exam lasts a maximum of 60 minutes.

If you fail the exam, you may request a retest within 90 days of the date you receive notice of your failure.


Training certificate

MAPAQ will send you a training certificate by mail, in the weeks following the successful completion of the exam. Note that the certificate belongs to the holder.


Course Management Policy

  1. Uploaded documents are automatically sent after the order to the email box provided by the customer. For mail orders, please allow a maximum of 10 business days.
  2. Certificates are issued under the following conditions:
    – The additional training exercises have been completed and corrected to the satisfaction of the trainer;
    – The fees have been paid in full.
  3.  Any questions regarding a training can be addressed by email at any time, or by phone, during office hours, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. A response will be provided as soon as possible. Collect calls are accepted.
  4. Attestations are sent by MAPAQ to the client’s address only. Forméduc makes no commitment to send certificates to the Coordinating Offices or any of the client’s employers.
  5. No refunds are given for distance learning.
  6. All prices include handling fees, when applicable.
  7. Prices are subject to change without notice.